LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – The disappearance of a beloved pet can be heartbreaking enough, but finding someone who kidnaps him and taunts you on the Internet makes the situation worse.
“I was devastated. I was like, ‘I need to find him right away.” That night we went and looked. We got up early in the morning. I’m still looking to this day, “said Mackenzie Payne, the owner of the stolen English Bulldog.
The surveillance video from the Village Party store on Kalamazoo Street in Lansing Town shows someone who finds Rosie, only two men can get the dog.
Mackenzie shared wishes for help in several Facebook groups. He eventually got news from a woman claiming to have Rosie, but said she was saving the dog for her granddaughter. Police say it’s fake.
“We confirmed with the Secretary of State that the woman was dead and we also went to that address to see if we could find the dog and if the house was marked with a red label; namely abandoned and unsafe for occupation ”,” Lansing County Police, Sergeant. Aaron Lightner said.
Now the police seek help in identifying the men who kidnapped Rosie. Until this happens, Mackenzie must hope that whoever owns him will be shot by a guilty conscience.
“I’m really sorry that this happened, I hope I can find it. I want him to come home. My kids wonder where he is, ”said Mackenzie. I just want his house.
Mackenzie bought his dog for $ 3,500 and was planning to breed it. He suspects those who take him will sell him because these British bulldozers can sell for anywhere from $ 3,500 to $ 6,000.
Lansing Township Police asks if you have any information to contact them at 517-485-1700.
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